NEW BEDFORD— Detectives from the New Bedford Police Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau seized 98 grams of cocaine, more than $10,000 cash and various drug paraphernalia on Friday at the conclusion of an investigation into a cocaine distribution service based in Fall River.

The raid involved searches at 241 Sunset Hill in Fall River netting 98 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia and at 113 Globe St. Apt. 3 netting $10,202 cash.

Two small dogs were removed by animal control from the Globe St. address.

As a result of the incident Wilson F. Colon-Tirado, 27, was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine in excess of 36 and drug possession with intent to distribute. Colon-Tirado was previously convicted of trafficking cocaine in 2018 and is on parole.

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